Dirty House

He refused to weep. He believed that if he heard himself weeping, at two in the morning in a smoke-smelling motel room, the world might end.

David Adjaye's Dirty House, Chance Street, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, E2

If nothing else, he had discipline.

David Adjaye's Dirty House, Chance Street, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, E2

The power to refuse: he had this.

David Adjaye's Dirty House, Chance Street, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, E2

From Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections (2001)

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